Public lectures and discussion. The seminar is arranged on the occasion of the visit of an Indonesian interfaith delegation to Norway, in cooperation between the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Council of Religious and Life-Stance Communities.
What are the current trends when it comes to assisting and protecting refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and in the Middle East? How do political decisions regarding refugees taken in one region affect assistance and protection in other regions?
The NCHR's yearly Intensive Course in International Human Rights will be arranged in September 2019.
Nils Butenschøn retires from his position as Professor at the NCHR on first of July this year. The seminar is organised around central topics in Butenschøn’s academic works over the past 45 years: Nationality conflicts, models of power sharing in deeply divided societies, and the study of citizenship and human rights as a basis for legitimate state authority. Empirically, most of the works, including the five books Butenschøn has published in the last decade, have focused on the Middle East and the region’s modern political history.
This Conference aims at gathering leading scholars and young researchers to discuss an important topic for international law and governance, which has gained increased attention in the last decades.
Speakers: Prof. Dr. Enver Hasani, Professor of International Law, First President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo and Prof. Dr. Haxhi Gashi, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Prishtina.
In March 2019 was the first election in Thailand since the military coup in 2014: What is the situation for those organizing to defend the human rights? Will the human rights crisis prevail, or will the situation get better?
What do we do when the people who stand up to ensure sustainable development in their local communities are threatened, attacked and even killed? This is a breakfast seminar on bridging the gap between policy and reality in the defense of land and environmental rights.
PhD Course 3 ECTS/ Professional Training. While the course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates doing research on this area, it is also open to professionals (with different backgrounds) who have an interest or are working with issues concerning Freedom of Religion or Belief.
The Global Compacts, IO Mandate Competition and Recognition Processes. Talk by Dr Cathryn Costello from the University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre.